(one synonym : Perixera pulverulenta Swinhoe, 1892)
STERRHINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on
The adult moths are grey with dark markings including a black-outlined dark circular spot near the middle of each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Uranides et Phalénites,
in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 9 (1857), p. 421, No. 692.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 1142.
(updated 20 July 2010)